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transient cessation of respiration

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Specific to the respiratory system they cover such topics as apnea of prematurity, asthma basics, asthma and teens, BPD, cystic fibrosis, cystic fibrosis and nutrition, managing asthma, meconium aspiration, persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), and transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN).
neonatal intensive care units to evaluate CAFCIT(R) (caffeine citrate) in the treatment of premature infants suffering from apnea of prematurity, revealed that the treatment is both safe and effective in reducing apnea of prematurity attacks.
Chapter 28 deals with major pulmonary disorders in the neonate such as transient tachypnea of the newborn, pneumonia, meconium aspiration and apnea of prematurity while Chapter 29 covers congenital and surgical disorders that affect respiration.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CAFCIT(R) (caffeine citrate) Oral Solution for the short-term treatment of apnea of prematurity (AOP) in infants between 28 and <33 weeks gestational age.
Pediatric Pharmaceuticals is a partner in another joint venture which recently received approval from the FDA to market CAFCIT(R), an orphan drug for apnea of prematurity.